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[texts]Our dead : a sermon - Seiss, Joseph Augustus, 1823-1904

Keywords: Death (Christian theology)
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[texts]Inventory of the John Merriam collection of prints and drawings / 1982-1984 (Volume 5) - Merriam, John D
Volumes prepared and typewritten by John D. Merriam between 1982-1984, and include notations in pen and pencil. Merriam, a fixture of the Boston (Mass.) art scene and a prominent collector of art objects spanning a wide range of mediums, movements, and periods, donated the bulk of his collection to the Boston Public Library upon his passing in 1994
Keywords: Merriam, John D; Art objects; Art objects
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[texts]Inventory of the John Merriam collection of prints and drawings / 1982-1984 (Volume 4) - Merriam, John D
Volumes prepared and typewritten by John D. Merriam between 1982-1984, and include notations in pen and pencil. Merriam, a fixture of the Boston (Mass.) art scene and a prominent collector of art objects spanning a wide range of mediums, movements, and periods, donated the bulk of his collection to the Boston Public Library upon his passing in 1994
Keywords: Merriam, John D; Art objects; Art objects
[texts]Inventory of the John Merriam collection of prints and drawings / 1982-1984 (Volume 3) - Merriam, John D
Volumes prepared and typewritten by John D. Merriam between 1982-1984, and include notations in pen and pencil. Merriam, a fixture of the Boston (Mass.) art scene and a prominent collector of art objects spanning a wide range of mediums, movements, and periods, donated the bulk of his collection to the Boston Public Library upon his passing in 1994
Keywords: Merriam, John D; Art objects; Art objects
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[texts]Inventory of the John Merriam collection of prints and drawings / 1982-1984 (Volume 2) - Merriam, John D
Volumes prepared and typewritten by John D. Merriam between 1982-1984, and include notations in pen and pencil. Merriam, a fixture of the Boston (Mass.) art scene and a prominent collector of art objects spanning a wide range of mediums, movements, and periods, donated the bulk of his collection to the Boston Public Library upon his passing in 1994
Keywords: Merriam, John D; Art objects; Art objects
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[texts]Inventory of the John Merriam collection of prints and drawings / 1982-1984 (Volume 1) - Merriam, John D
Volumes prepared and typewritten by John D. Merriam between 1982-1984, and include notations in pen and pencil. Merriam, a fixture of the Boston (Mass.) art scene and a prominent collector of art objects spanning a wide range of mediums, movements, and periods, donated the bulk of his collection to the Boston Public Library upon his passing in 1994
Keywords: Merriam, John D; Art objects; Art objects
[texts]Theophila, or, Loves sacrifice : a divine poem - Benlowes, Edward, 1603?-1676
Printer's name from ESTC
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[texts]An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations (Volume v.2) - Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
First edition
Keywords: Economics
Downloads: 6
[texts]Peregrinacʹao de Fernao Mendes Pinto : e por elle escritta que consta de muytas, e muyto estranhas cousas, que vio, & ouvio no reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegu, no de Martavao, & em outros muytos reynos, & senhorios das partes orientaes ... offerecida ao Senhor Joseph da Cunha .. - Pinto, Fernao Mendes, -1583
Title page in red and black with a vignette (printer's device); head- and tailpieces; initials
Keywords: Voyages and travels
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[texts]Livres d'heures imprimes au XVe et au XVIe siecle : conserves dans les bibliotheques publiques de Paris - Lacombe, Paul, 1848-1921
Includes index
Keywords: Books of hours; Incunabula; Early printed books; Printing
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[texts]Polimanteia, or, The meanes lawfull and vnlawfull, to iudge of the fall of a common-wealth, against the friuolous and foolish coniectures of this age : whereunto is added, a letter from England to her three daughters, Cambridge, Oxford, Innes of Court, and to all the rest of her inhabitants : perswading them to a constant vnitie of what religion soever they are, for the defence of our dread soveraigne, and natiue cuntry: most requisite for this time wherein wee now live - Covell, William, -1614?
Dedication signed: W.C., i.e. William Covell
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[texts]The elder brother : a comedy : acted at the Black Friers by His Majesties Servants : printed according to the true copy - Fletcher, John, 1579-1625
Acts I and V are ascribed to Philip Massinger, who probably completed the play after Fletcher's death
[texts]The faithfull shepheardesse - Fletcher, John, 1579-1625
With commendatory verses by Francis Beaumont, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman
[texts]Uffizio della B.V. Maria per tutti i tempi dell'anno : con le dichiarazioni, e spiegazioni dell' abate Alessandro Mazzinelli - Catholic Church
Pt. 2 has title: Uffizio della B. V. Maria nell'avvento..
[texts]Ballads and songs - Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in illustrated publisher's cloth, as issued
Keywords: Ballads, English; Songs, English
[texts]De arte natandi libri duo : quorum prior regulas ipsius artis, posterior vero praxin demonstrationemque continet - Digby, Everard, approximately 1551-1605
Signatures: A-Óþ P℗ø
Keywords: Swimming
[texts]The nurseryman's pocket specimen book : colored from nature : fruits, flowers, ornamental trees, shrubs, roses, &c - Dewey, D. M. (Dellon Marcus), 1819-1889, publisher
Contains 85 leaves of illustrated plates depicting various botanical specimens, the majority of which are fruits (apples, pears, stone fruits, berries, etc.), though a small number of flowers are also present, as are several trees. The first 80 plates are embellished via stencilled watercolors. The final 5 plates, which all show tree specimens, are chromolithographic
Keywords: Botany; Fruit; Flowers; Trees
[texts]Ballads and songs of Brittany - La Villemarque, Theodore Hersart, Vicomte de, 1815-1895
Music: p. 221-239
Keywords: Ballads, Breton; Songs, Breton; Breton poetry
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[texts]Guillelmi Caonrsin [sic] Rhodiorum Uicecancellarij: obsidionis Rhodie urbis descriptio - Caoursin, Guillaume, -1501
Title [of the first tract] from incipit at head of leaf ár
Keywords: Knights of Malta
[texts]Sphaerae mundi compendium foeliciter inchoat - Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230
Imprint from colophon (f7v)
Keywords: Gherardo, da Sabbioneta, active 13th century; Astronomy
[texts]Pa-ha-sa-pah, or, The Black Hills of South Dakota : a complete history of the gold and wonder-land of the Dakotas, from the remotest date up to the present ... - Rosen, Peter, 1850-1906
Book I. Indians in the Hills -- book II. [Early explorers] -- book III. [Father De Smet] -- book IV. [U.S. expeditions] -- book V. [Mining] -- book VI. [South Dakota] -- Appendix. Lectures on mining
Keywords: Smet, Pierre-Jean de, 1801-1873; Mines and mineral resources
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[texts]Iulii Caesaris Scaligeri viri clarissimi Poemata omnia in duas partes devisa : pleraque omnia in publicum iam primum prodeunt: reliqua vero quam ante emendatius edita sunt : Sopohoclis Aiax Lorarius stylo tragico - Scaligero, Giulio Cesare, 1484-1558
Each volume has a special title page: Poematum pars altera (vol. 2), Sophoclis Aiax Lorarivs (vol. 3)
[texts]An aluearie, or, Triple dictionarie in Englishe, Latin, and French .. - Baret, John, -1580?
Title (cont'd): ... very profitable for all such as be desirous of any of those three languages : also by the two tables in the ende of this booke, they may contrarivvise, finde the most necessary Latin or French wordes, placed after the order of an alphabet, whatsoeuer are to be founde in any other dictionarie : and so to turne them backwardes againe into Englishe when they reade any Latin or French aucthors, & doubt of any harde worde therein
Keywords: English language; English language
[texts]A pindaric poem on the propagation of the gospel in foreign parts : a work of piety so zealously recommended and promoted by Her Most Gracious Majesty - Settle, Elkanah, 1648-1724
Authorship attributed to Elkanah Settle in ESTC
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[texts]John Baskerville : a memoir - Straus, Ralph, 1882-1950
Contains matter relating to the history of printing
Keywords: Baskerville, John, 1706-1775; Printing; Printers
Downloads: 4
[texts]Nouiciis adolfscentibus [i.e. adolescentibus], ad astronomicam rempu. capessenda[m] aditu[m] i[m]petra[n]tib[us], per breui rectoq[ue] tramite a uulgari uestigio semoto, Ioannis de Sacro Busto Sphericum opusculu[m] Georgiiq[ue] Purbachii I[n] mot[us] planetaru[m] accuratiss. theorice Necno[n] contra Cremonensia in eorunde[m] planetaru[m] theoricas delirame[n]ta Ioa[n]nis de Mo[n]te Regio disputatio[n]es ta[m] accuratiss. q[uam] utiliss. dicatu[m] opus utili serie contextu[m] inchoat - Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230
This book, which contains Sacro Bosco's influential, 13th-century astronomy tract, along with works by Peurbach and Regiomontanus, is notable for its color illustrations. In particular, this edition, issued by Erhard Ratdolt in 1485, is considered to be the first book printed with multi-color illustration
Keywords: Gherardo, da Sabbioneta, active 13th century; Astronomy
[texts]Hypnerotomachia Poliphili : ubi humana omnia non nisisomnium esse docet atque obiter plurima scitu sane quam digna commemorat - Colonna, Francesco, -1527
Calvesi ascribes this title to a different Francesco Colonna, ca. 1453-1517, in Calvesi, Maurizio. La pugna d'amore in sogno di Francesco Colonna romano. (Rome: Lithos, 1996), while Lefaivre ascribes it to Leon Battista. See: Lefaivre, Liane. Leon Battista Alberti's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997)
Keywords: Architectural writing
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[texts]An almanac of twelve sports - Nicholson, William, 1872-1949
The text was issued separately in 1897 as: Verses written for Nicholson's "Almanac of sports for 1898." Cf. Livingston 144
Keywords: Sports; Outdoor recreation; Sports in art
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[texts]Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ... : With an ... account of the Parliament of 1654; from the journal of Guibon Goddard ... (Volume v.4) - Burton, Thomas, active 1656-1659
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy halfbound in green morocco and Spanish marbled paper
Keywords: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712; Great Britain. Parliament, 1640-1660
[texts]Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ... : With an ... account of the Parliament of 1654; from the journal of Guibon Goddard ... (Volume v.3) - Burton, Thomas, active 1656-1659
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy halfbound in green morocco and Spanish marbled paper
Keywords: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712; Great Britain. Parliament, 1640-1660
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[texts]Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ... : With an ... account of the Parliament of 1654; from the journal of Guibon Goddard ... (Volume v.2) - Burton, Thomas, active 1656-1659
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy halfbound in green morocco and Spanish marbled paper
Keywords: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712; Great Britain. Parliament, 1640-1660
[texts]Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ... : With an ... account of the Parliament of 1654; from the journal of Guibon Goddard ... (Volume v.1) - Burton, Thomas, active 1656-1659
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy halfbound in green morocco and Spanish marbled paper
Keywords: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712; Great Britain. Parliament, 1640-1660
[texts]Le mercure indien, ou, Le tresor des Indes ... - Rosnel, Pierre de
Imprint from colophon, date from title page
Keywords: Gold; Silver; Precious stones; Precious stones
[texts]The booke of freendeship of Marcus Tullie Cicero - Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Latin text has caption title: M. Tulli Ciceronis Laelius de amicitia liber ad T. Pomponium Atticum
Keywords: Friendship
[texts]The state of Ireland - O'Connor, Arthur, 1763-1852
Appendix: "To the free electors of the County of Antrim" ([8] p.)
[texts]Arguments for and against an union between Great Britain and Ireland considered - Cooke, Edward, 1755-1820
Signatures: [A]́þ B-H́þ
Keywords: Catholic emancipation; Catholics
[texts]The answer of Denis Feagan, breeches-maker, at Edenderry, to the letter of Darby Tracy, chairman in St. James's-Street, London, wherein is clearly proved the bad effects and misfortunes an union with Great Britain will have on the interest and happiness of the common people of Ireland - Feagan, Denis
Title from caption
Keywords: Tracy, Darby
[texts]Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl Fitzwilliam : occasioned by his two letters to the Earl of Carlisle - Playfair, William, 1759-1823
ESTC
Keywords: Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl, 1748-1833; Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl, 1748-1833; Catholic emancipation
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[texts]A Letter from the Earl of Carlisle to Earl Fitzwilliam, in reply to his Lordship's two letters - Carlisle, Frederick Howard, Earl of, 1748-1825
ESTC
Keywords: Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl, 1748-1833
[texts]A letter from Earl Fitzwilliam, recently retired from this country : to the Earl of Carlisle explaining the causes of that event - Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl, 1748-1833
At head of title page: First letter
Keywords: Carlisle, Frederick Howard, Earl of, 1748-1825; Ireland. Lord Lieutenant (1794-1795 : Fitzwilliam); Catholic emancipation
[texts]A letter from Earl Fitzwilliam, who recently retired from Ireland, to the Earl of Carlisle, explaining the causes of that event - Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl, 1748-1833
At head of title page: Second letter
Keywords: Carlisle, Frederick Howard, Earl of, 1748-1825; Ireland. Lord Lieutenant (1794-1795 : Fitzwilliam); Catholic emancipation
[texts]Chansons de France pour les petits Francais - Weckerlin, J.-B. (Jean-Baptiste), 1821-1910, arranger
For voice and piano
Keywords: Children's songs
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[texts]The deserted village - Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774
"Of this edition there were printed four hundred and seventy copies, and the types were then distributed. Each book is signed and numbered ..."--P.[5]
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[texts]Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis - Virgil
This, Baskerville's 1757 edition of Virgil, is the first book printed on wove paper, which was manufactured by James Whatman specifically to accommodate Baskerville's finely cut types
Keywords: Agriculture; Farm life
[texts]Notes on the grammar of the Bulgarian language .. - Riggs, Elias, 1810-1901
Caption-title
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[texts]Orus Apollo de Aegypte De la signification des notes hieroglyphiques des Aegyptiens : cest a dire des figures par les quelles ilz escripuoient leurs mysteres secretz, & les choses sainctes & diuines - Horapollo
Colophon reads: Imprime a Paris pour Iaques Keruer libraire ... & fut acheve de imprimer le xxiij iour de Novembre Mil cinq cens.xliij
Keywords: Egyptian language
Downloads: 3
[texts]Quaestiones Lucae Lossii in evangelica Dominicalia : & praecipuorum festorum Iesu Christi Nazareni, filij Dei & Mariae, & sanctorum eius - Melanchthon, Philipp, 1497-1560
Signatures: 2A-2B́ı 2Ćþ a-źı A-Ńı Óþ (O4=blank)
Keywords: Lutheran Church
[texts]Jocobi Gualle jureconsulti Papie sanctuarium - Gualla, Jacobus, -1505. [from old catalog]
Location, imprint, and date from colophon (n6): Impressu[m] Papie [per] magistra Jacob de Burgofra[n]cho anno Domini. Mcccccv. die.x. mensis Nouembris
Keywords: Bishops
Downloads: 6
[texts]Relation des missions des peres de la Compagnie de Iesus, dans les Indes Orientales : ou l'on verra l'estat present de la religion chrestienne, & plusieurs belles curiositez de ces contrees - Jesuits
Running title: Relation des missions aux Indes Orientales
Keywords: Jesuits
Downloads: 4
[texts]Spiegel om wel te sterven : aanwyzende met beeltenissen van het Lyden onses zaligmaakers Jesu Christi : alles wat een zieke moet doen om gelukkig te sterven ... : door den vader David De La Vigne, Recolet - Vina, David de la
The illustrations in this book are engraved copies, some in reverse, of the 42 etchings by Romeyn de Hooghe originally published with the French and Flemish translations authorized in 1673. The plates are numbered 1-39 and A-C
Keywords: Jesus Christ; Death; Death in art
Downloads: 2
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